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Fulfilling the Promise of Technology Transfer

Fostering Innovation for the Benefit of Society


ISBN: 978-4-431-54305-3 (Print) 978-4-431-54306-0 (Online)
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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Technology Transfer from Keio University: Development of Professionals Fostering Innovation over the Past Decade

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 15-22

    Does Technology Transfer from Universities to Industry Contribute to Innovation?

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 23-33

    Commercializing Promising but Dormant Japanese Industry–University Joint Discoveries via Independent, Venture Capital Funded Spin-Offs

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 35-44

    Realization of Photonics Polymer Technologies in the FIRST Program

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 45-57

    Translational Medicine of Stem Cells: Central Nervous System Regeneration and Modeling Neurological Diseases

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 59-69

    Fostering Technology Transfer, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship from the Perspective of a Public University

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 71-81

    Fostering Innovation for the Benefit of Society: Technology Licensing’s Role at Stanford

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 83-94

    Managing Life Science Innovations in Public Research Through Holistic Performance Measures

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 95-100

    Universities as Engines of Economic Growth—Entrepreneurship in Academia: A Singapore Experience

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 101-120

    University Intellectual Property Exploitation: Personal Perspectives from the UK and USA

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 121-128